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 n.— «Her participation over the years included coining the term “shodeo” to describe drill team events sponsored by sheriff’s posses all over Oregon. In McMinnville, the name—a combination of “show” and “rodeo” came to be applied to both the event and the shodeo grounds, then located out West Second Street.» —“Leaving behind 70 years of memories” by Starla Pointer News-Register (McMinnville, Ore.) Feb. 25, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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